HSLS Staff News

The HSLS Staff News section includes recent HSLS presentations, publications, staff changes, staff promotions, degrees earned, and more.


Farewell to Arlie Chipps, Library Specialist, who is leaving the HSLS Technology Help Desk team to become the CAUSE Program Coordinator at Carnegie Mellon University.


Ansuman Chattopadhyay, Program Director for Molecular Biology Information Services, coauthored the article:

Kharel P, Singhal NK, Mahendran T, West N, Croos B, Rana J, Smith L, Freeman E, Chattopadhyay A, McDonough J, Basu S. NAT8L mRNA oxidation is linked to neurodegeneration in multiple sclerosis. Cell Chem Biol. 2023 Feb 24:S2451-9456(23)00056-9. doi: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2023.02.007. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36882060.

Ansuman Chattopadhyay, Program Director for Molecular Biology Information Services, Helena VonVille, Research and Instruction Librarian, and Andrea Ketchum, Research and Instruction Librarian Emeritus, coauthored the article:

Treble-Barna A, Heinsberg LW, Stec Z, Breazeale S, Davis TS, Kesbhat AA, Chattopadhyay A, VonVille HM, Ketchum AM, Yeates KO, Kochanek PM, Weeks DE, Conley YP. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) epigenomic modifications and brain-related phenotypes in humans: A systematic review. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2023 Feb 9;147:105078. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2023.105078. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36764636.

Michele Klein Fedyshin, Research and Clinical Instruction Librarian, was acknowledged for her review of literature in the article:

Berenbrok LA, DeRuiter M, Mormer E. OTC hearing aids: An opportunity for collaborative working relationships between pharmacists and audiologists. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2022 Nov-Dec;62(6):1765-1768. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2022.08.015. Epub 2022 Aug 24. PMID: 36117105.